Is the pirate’s life for you? You’ll get to find out during the 72nd Maine Lobster Festival. The Pirates of the Dark Rose will arrive in Rockland Harbor aboard their ship The Must Roos, Thursday, August 1. The swashbuckling pirates will be offering tours of their ship to landlubbers attending the festival. The Must Roos will be anchored at the middle pier, next to the Marine Tent. There will also be weapons demonstrations, including firing a cannon, and talks on pirate life and a history of female pirates. Dress like a pirate on Thursday, August 1, for free admission to the Festival.

Pirate Ship Tours

Thursday, August 1: 10am – noon, 1pm – 7pm

Friday, August 2: 10am – noon, 1pm – 7

Saturday, August 3: 2pm – 7pm

Weapons Demonstrations

Thursday, August 1: 5 – 5:45pm

Friday, August 2: 5 – 5:45pm

Saturday, August 3: 5 – 5:45pm

Pirate Talks

Thursday, August 1: Piracy 101 – 3 – 3:45pm

Friday, August 2: Piracy 101 – 3 – 3:45pm

Saturday, August 3: History of Female Pirates – 1 – 2pm

Saturday, August 3: Piracy 101 – 3 – 3:45pm

Visit our website for a full schedule of events during the Maine Lobster Festival, July 31 to August 4.

About the Maine Lobster Festival

Five days of fun and feasting on the fabulous coast of Maine, the Maine Lobster Festival attracts thousands of people to the Midcoast region and has a long tradition of giving back to the local community. The 2019 festival will be held July 31 to August 4. For more information about the Maine Lobster Festival, visit the website at, “like” it on Facebook, and follow it on Twitter at @MELobsterFest.